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Robert  Rickman
Robert L Rickman

Office: Dallas
Phone: 214-777-4254
Fax: 214-777-4299
Email: rrickman@krcl.com
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College: Texas A&M University
Law School: University of Texas School of Law
Admitted to the State Bar of Texas in: 1999

Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Practice Area(s):

Rob Rickman is a director of the Firm and leads its employment practice group.  He has experience with a wide array of employment-related matters, including theft and misappropriation of trade secrets disputes, non-compete cases, and disputes arising under title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.  Rob also assists employers with audits and inspections from the Department of Labor, Texas Workforce Commission, and OSHA, as well as counseling employers on best practices and consulting clients on handbook policies and employment agreements. In addition to his employment law practice, Rob has extensive litigation experience in breach of contract matters, indemnification disputes, shareholder derivative actions, and trademark and copyright infringement.

Rob was recently interviewed for a Texas Lawbook article about a case involving the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act, see full article here.

Scope of Practice:

Diverse litigation-based practice including trade secret, patent, copyright, and business litigation with an emphasis in all areas of employment law.

Recent Honors:

Selected for Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list by Thomson Reuters (2011-2014), a designation given to lawyers under 40 who are viewed by their colleagues as preeminent in their respective practice areas.

Professional Affiliations:

State Bar of Texas; American Bar Association: Litigation Section; Dallas Bar Association: Employment Law Section.


State Bar of Texas; United States District Court - Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of Texas.


"A Glimmer of Hope for the Energy Industry?  Navigating Your Way Out of the Overtime Abyss", The Texas Lawbook, March 2016

"Forum Selection...Choice of Law...and a Tale of Stipulations", 2015 Non-Compete Camp, September 2015


University of Texas School of Law, with honors (J.D. 1999).

Texas A&M University (B.B.A. in Business Management 1996).

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